RICK HAFELE

Author-Lecturer-Bug Man

 






















































































































Enjoy & Happy Casts


Rick Hafele

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." -ALBERT EINSTEIN

This website is for anglers who want to learn more about the world trout live in: what they eat, how they behave, and how to catch them.


If you’d like to purchase books/DVDs or interested in a presentation

please contact me at: sweltsa@frontier.com

Advanced Tactics for Emergers & Dries


This 2-disc set covers everything you need to know about catching trout in or near the surface.  Once again John Smeraglio and I combine our knowledge to give you an entertaining and informative instructional DVD.  107 minutes


Contact me at sweltsa@frontier.com if you are interested in getting a copy:

Important Insect Collecting Items

DVD from Laughing River Productions

If you are looking for collecting nets go to Wards Scientific.

D-frame collecting net:https:  http://www.wardsci.com/store/catalog/product.jsp?product_id=20456704


For specimen vials go here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kimble-Kontes-Shell-Vial-W-CAP-1DRAM-PK144-60965D-1-15-x-45-mm-/400541618366

Also now available


My Life as a Mayfly

by Rick Hafele


This children’s book describes the life of Billy the mayfly from nymph to adult. It’s a great story to read to young children (ages 3-6) and suitable for young readers (ages 7 and up) to read on their own. Illustrated with color photos

 

NEWEST BOOKS

TACTICS FOR TROUT

SEASONS FOR TROUT

For more information or to get your own signed copy contact me at sweltsa@frontier.com

JUST RELEASED - THE HATCH MATCHER CARD GAME!

Match the Hatch Card Game


With this deck of 37 playing cards you will find a new and fun way to learn how to recognize the 15 major Western mayfly hatches in both the nymph and winged stages.  Each card has a color photo of a particular mayfly in nymph or winged stages on one side and key information about its habits, habitat, and identification tips on the other (examples below). 

To get your own copy contact me at sweltsa@frontier.com  ($25.00)